Agenda


TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESS FOR THE DEAF AND DISABLED
ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE (TADDAC)

An Advisory Body to the California Public Utilities Commission
Monthly Meeting

1333 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland, California
March 25, 2010
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

I. Welcome and Introduction of Members

II. Minutes of the February 26, 2010 TADDAC Meeting
[Review and approval of Minutes from the previous meeting. Corrections already submitted via email will be summarized.]

Review and follow-up on TADDAC Action List from the previous meeting.
(See attached Action List)

III. Approval of Agenda


IV. Administrative Business

A. Report from CPUC Staff
[CPUC staff representatives will report on program issues being addressed by the CPUC, future plans for the DDTP and report on meetings with DGS, or any pending matters at the FCC of interest to the Committee. The report may include legislative items from the Legal Division. CD will report on the status of recommendations forwarded from TADDAC. CD will also report on DDTP financial statements.]

B. Report from the Chair
[The TADDAC Chair will report on informational items, including issues affecting the DDTP or the committees. The Chair may also discuss any pending matters or decisions at the FCC of interest to the Committee. The Chair may also discuss any current administrative matters impacting the Committee.]



C. Report from CCAF
[A CCAF representative will summarize DDTP operational activities during the prior month.]

V. Public Input
[Members of the Public will provide input to the Committee.]

VI. Unfinished Business
A. Review of Budget “Must Have” Document - Barrett
[The Committee will review the 2010-2011 Budget Must Haves and determine if any changes are necessary based on the consolidation of CRSAC into TADDAC and the contract award to the new CRS providers.]

B. Discussion of Joint Meeting Agenda - Barrett
[The Committee will discuss ideas for the agenda of the Joint Meeting of TADDAC and EPAC, to be held on Friday, May14th.]

VII. New Business

A. EPAC Report and Recommendations - Barrett/Ruth
[The Committee will review and may vote on recommendations from EPAC pertaining to:
1.) DDTP Equipment procurement issues
2.) Distribution issues
3.) Quality of service issues
4.) New committee members, based on interviews
5.) Status of equipment trials or pilots.]

B. Introduction of the CPUC’s Human Resources Manager and ADA Coordinator - Barrett
[The Communications Division will introduce the CPUC’s Human Resources Manager and ADA Coordinator to address the process for ensuring that all aspects of the DDTP comply with the ADA.]



C. Discussion with Representative from Commissioner Bohn’s Office – Barrett
[A representative from Commissioner Bohn’s office will be present to hear the Committee’s suggestions for further addressing the issue of making wireless equipment a permanent part of the DDTP in the context of R.06-05-028.]

D. CapTel Inactive Users’ Survey Results - Barrett
[CCAF Staff will present the results and findings of the CapTel Inactive Users’ Survey.]

E. Discussion of the Numerical Sequence for CRS - Burstein
[The Committee will discuss changing the new contracts from “CRS 3” to “CRS 6.”]

F. Discussion of Consumer Education Strategies for the new CRS Environment - Barrett
[The Committee will discuss strategies for educating CRS users about their new provider choices (Hamilton and AT&T), the new features for CRS, and the value of completing a 711 profile.]

G. STS Outreach Strategies for the new CRS Providers- Barrett
[The Committee will review the new CRS providers’ plans for outreach to current and potential Speech to Speech users and suggest additional strategies and activities.]

H. Review of TADDAC Meeting Dates in 2010 - Barrett
[The Committee will review a draft schedule of meeting dates in 2010, based on meeting every 4th Thursday of the month, and determine if any changes are necessary.]

I. Recommendations to Accommodate Committee Member Turnover in the Coming Year - Barrett
[The Committee will discuss how to maintain consumer community representation on TADDAC as seats expire in the coming year.]

J. Items for Next Month’s Agenda - Barrett
[The Committee will suggest items to be discussed at next month’s TADDAC meeting.]


TADDAC Meeting Information
For more information, please contact Karen Evangelista, DDTP Committee Coordinator at (510) 302-1110/ Voice or (510) 302-1150/ TTY or via e-mail at karen@ddtp.org.

Environmental Notice
Please refrain from wearing perfumes or scents to DDTP meetings. Persons with environmental illness or multiple chemical sensitivities must reduce their exposure in order to attend this meeting.